TV Daily Schedule: KQED Plus
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KQED Plus: Sunday, March 3, 2013
Channels 9.2 • 54.1, 25.2 | XFINITY 10 and HD 710
Schedule is subject to change. Please visit kqed.org/tv/schedules/daily for the most up-to-date info.
12:00 amAustin City Limits [#3703H] Widespread Panic Georgian jam band Widespread Panic celebrates its 25th anniversary with songs from across its career. duration 56:46 SRND51 TVPG
1:00 amEvening with Jerry Lewis: Live from Las Vegas Taped at the Orleans Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas on November 18th 2012 this special celebrates over eight decades in show business of one of the most beloved entertainers of our time: Jerry Lewis. It's Jerry Lewis in performance - telling stories through narrative, musical performances and TV and Film montages including rare and never-before-seen film clips from his personal and private film vaults. The show also includes a tribute to Jerry's 87th birthday. duration 1:28:23 STEREO TVG
2:30 amPianoGuys: Live at Red Butte Garden, The This music show features a live performance in a spectacular venue in the foothills of Salt Lake City, combined with the wildly-popular music videos which have taken the internet by storm. This show will introduce them to PBS audiences, and also revel the "secrets" behind their unique blend of classical and popular music, and why it has connected so well with music lovers of all ages. duration 1:29:25 SRND51 TVG
4:00 amEd Slott's Retirement Rescue for 2013! Congress has spoken and Ed Slott is here to help you understand what it means to you, your family and your retirement savings. This program is fully-updated, and a powerful call-to-action for American consumers concerned about their retirement. Ed Slott defines the monumental fiscal problems facing Americans and provides a step-by-step solution to creating a plan of action. Ed builds on the success of his earlier programs with all new information but continues with the "Slott formula" of using humor, personal stories and detailed facts from the tax code to make his points. duration 1:59:54 STEREO TVG
6:00 amZoboomafoo [#118] Feeling Good When a porcupine comes to Animal Junction, the gang focuses on creature coats and how they feel. A porcupine has spiky quills for protection. A sheep has a thick wool coat for warmth. A lynx has soft fur and furry paws to help her live in the snowy cold. And a quick trip to a petting zoo drives the point home even more. Creatures have all kinds of coats, but every creature has the best coat for where ever he or she lives. Jackie does a turn as a duck-crossing guard. She helps herd ducklings across the road to the safety of MudPuppy Pond. After she scoops the last one across, she nuzzles into the duckling's soft coat. Ducklings feel amazing! duration 28:46 STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
6:30 amRaggs [#118] Rain A hole in the roof has the dogs trying to figure out how to catch the rain drops. Plus, Raggs wants to paint the mailbox, but the weather interrupts his plans. duration 28:46 STEREO TVY
7:00 amEarth Songs Filmed over two years in some of the most pristine and beautiful places on the planet, this program is inspired by the celebrated National Geographic and BBC documentaries of recent years. Greenland, Patagonia, Hawaii, Iceland, Peru, Alaska, The Caribbean, New Zealand, and the Canadian Rockies play host to rare animals and breathtaking scenery. Featuring an enchanting musical score by Grammy Award-winning artists including Michael Hoppe, Secret Garden, Keola Beamer and Craig Armstrong, the soundtrack was arranged by Emmy Award-winning composer Brian Keane. With narration by actor Michael York, the film takes you on a journey of ageless wisdom, inspiring poetry and stunning footage of Mother Earth at her finest. duration 46:12 STEREO TVG
8:00 amEvening with Jerry Lewis: Live from Las Vegas Taped at the Orleans Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas on November 18th 2012 this special celebrates over eight decades in show business of one of the most beloved entertainers of our time: Jerry Lewis. It's Jerry Lewis in performance - telling stories through narrative, musical performances and TV and Film montages including rare and never-before-seen film clips from his personal and private film vaults. The show also includes a tribute to Jerry's 87th birthday. duration 1:28:23 STEREO TVG
9:30 amJoseph Campbell & The Power of Myth with Bill Moyers [#101B] Part 1 The Hero's Adventure
This program explores what heroes of all cultures have in common and how everyone must undertake a similar hero journey of his/her own in order to find fulfillment.
The Message of the Myth
This program examines the creation story in "Genesis" and compares it to other creation stories from around the world. Campbell explains why the snake was blamed for the fall, how computers are related to mythology, and why myths are clues to the spiritualpotentialities of human life.
The First Storytellers
This program examines the myths of early hunting societies, the roleof ritual in the transition from child to adult, and what happens whe n a society no longer embraces a powerful mythology. duration 3:54:31 STEREO
1:30 pmJoseph Campbell & The Power of Myth with Bill Moyers [#104B] Sacrifice & Bliss / Love & The Goddess / Masks of Eternity Sacrifice And Bliss
This program examines planting cultures and their emphasis on death, sacrifice, and rebirth. Also discussed are the importance of sacred places and the creative imagination to psychological well-being.
Love And The Goddess
This programexamines the importance of romantic love, the holy grail, and marriag e as sacrifice in human history. Also discussed was the symbolic significance of the virgin birth in relation to the importance of the goddess image.
Masks of Eternity
This program offers insights into the emotions associated with art, eastern versus western religions, the idea of god, the meaning of human suffering, and experiencing the rapture of being alive. duration 3:53:43 STEREO
5:30 pmCherish The Ladies: An Irish Homecoming The critically acclaimed Irish-American group Cherish the Ladies headlined an unforgettable night of entertainment at Bucknell University in 2012. Led by Grammy Award-winning musician Joanie Madden, a gifted story teller and engaging personality, the Ladies were joined on stage by vocalist Maura O'Connell, some of the most accomplished Irish dancers in the world, and an 11- piece string ensemble. The program includes fan favorites such as "The Cat's Meow, " "Down by the Salley Gardens," and "Trouble in the Fields." duration 56:45 SRND51 TVG
7:00 pmSuper Brain with Dr. Rudy Tanzi This program explores new discoveries in neuroscience that maximize the potential of the human brain in practical and actionable ways. The field of neuroscience has been exploding with new findings by the day. Ever since it became possible to view the human brain as it lights up with activity, researchers have had to change long-held assumptions about an organ that has been called "the three-pound universe." Dr. Rudy Tanzi is introduced by his co-author Dr. Deepak Chopra. In his new program, the Harvard Medical School professor takes advantage of cutting-edge research to show the way we all can maximize our brain's potential. duration 1:28:42 STEREO TVG
9:00 pm60s Pop Flashback: Hullabaloo (My Music) Return to the era of go-go dancers, mod mini-skirts and swinging pop-rock sounds with this special. The top singers and groups of the hippest decade present their greatest hits, blending the British Invasion with Broadway and folk-rock with rhythm and blues. This first-ever retrospective of the 1965-66 NBC-TV primetime series includes appearances by The Rascals, Nancy Sinatra, The Four Seasons, Paul Revere & The Raiders, The Lovin' Spoonful and The Byrds. The PBS edition is hosted by original Hullabaloo guest artist Peter Noone of Herman's Hermits. duration 1:29:12 STEREO TVG
11:00 pmWages of Spin: Dick Clark, American Bandstand and the Payola Scandals A fascinating, multi-dimensional and provocative account of the evolution of the Philadelphia music scene between 1952 and 1962, the evolution of American Bandstand, and the creation of one of the industry's true moguls, Dick Clark. Pulling no punches, the documentary takes on the highly-controversial subject of the payola scandals of the time period and Clark's testimony before Congress. Performers interviewed include Chubby Checker, Connie Francis, Fabian, Frankie Avalon, Len Barry, Charlie Gracie, members of The Beach Boys, Danny & the Juniors and many others. duration 58:00 STEREO TVG
12:00 amMoyers & Company [#208H] Fighting Creeping Creationism * Religious fundamentalists backed by the Right Wing are finding increasingly stealthy ways to challenge evolution with the dogma of creationism. Their strategy includes passing education laws that encourage teaching creationism alongside evolution, and supporting school vouchers to transfer taxpayer money from public to private schools, where they can push a creationist agenda. But they didn't count on 19-year-old anti-creationism activist Zack Kopplin.
From the time he was a high school senior in his home state of Louisiana, Kopplin has been speaking, debating, cornering politicians, and winning the active support of 78 Nobel Laureates, the American Association for the Advancement of Science, the New Orleans City Council, and tens of thousands of students, teachers and others around the country. This week, the Rice University history major joins Bill to talk about fighting laws and voucher programs that let publicly-funded creationist curriculum in the backdoor.
* Also on the program, journalist and historian Susan Jacoby talks with Bill about the role secularism and intellectual curiosity have played throughout America's history, a topic explored in her new book, The Great Agnostic: Robert Ingersoll and American Free Thought. duration 52:46 STEREO TVRE